At the 2017 APS Division of Particles and Fields meeting at Fermilab, Stanford scientist Daniel Gruen reported the year-one results from the Dark Energy Survey, including the most accurate measurement ever made of the present large-scale structure of the universe. You can view a video of Gruen’s talk, which is now available online.
From BBC News, Aug. 3, 2017: Dark Energy Survey researchers have released the most accurate map ever produced of the dark matter in our universe.
From Quanta, Aug. 3, 2017: Fermilab scientists Josh Frieman and Scott Dodelson talk about the latest major result from the Dark Energy Survey, which could signal the start of a new era of cosmology.
From the DOE Office of Science, June 21, 2017: Dark Energy Survey Director Josh Frieman appears in this Office of Science article, which surveys research projects that will help us better understand the phenomenon that is accelerating the universe’s expansion.
From National Public Radio, Oct. 11, 2016: Scientists using the Dark Energy Camera have discovered a new dwarf planet at the far reaches of our solar system.
From Clarksville Online, Sept. 23, 2016: Earlier this summer, Austin Peay State University student Jacob Robertson, on a visit to Fermilab, took a look at a celestial object and realized it wasn’t just another star.